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The Resource Fastest, highest, strongest : a critique of high-performance sport, Rob Beamish and Ian Ritchie

Fastest, highest, strongest : a critique of high-performance sport, Rob Beamish and Ian Ritchie

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Fastest, highest, strongest : a critique of high-performance sport
Title
Fastest, highest, strongest
Title remainder
a critique of high-performance sport
Statement of responsibility
Rob Beamish and Ian Ritchie
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the use of drugs and other performance-enhancing practices in sport, tracing the development of the situation through its socio-political history. This work presents a critique of the use of athletes as representatives of political regimes, and the constant striving for medals that has altered the ethos of the Olympic Games
Member of
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Beamish, Rob
Dewey number
362.29
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ritchie, Ian
Series statement
Routledge critical studies in sport
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Doping in sports
  • Olympics
  • Doping in Sports
  • Anabolic Agents
  • Biomedical Enhancement
  • Sports
Label
Fastest, highest, strongest : a critique of high-performance sport, Rob Beamish and Ian Ritchie
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-186) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Book Cover; Half-Title; Series-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 From Coubertin's dream to high-performance sport: The shifting dynamics of Olympic sport; 2 Steroids: Nazi propaganda, cold war fears, and "androgenized" women; 3 "Sport," German traditions, and the development of "training"; 4 From Stalingrad to Helsinki: The development of German sport systems; 5 "Something had altered in the faces of the pigs ... ": Converging sport systems in the GDR and FRG
Control code
ocm74712520
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 194 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415770422
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)74712520
Label
Fastest, highest, strongest : a critique of high-performance sport, Rob Beamish and Ian Ritchie
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-186) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Book Cover; Half-Title; Series-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 From Coubertin's dream to high-performance sport: The shifting dynamics of Olympic sport; 2 Steroids: Nazi propaganda, cold war fears, and "androgenized" women; 3 "Sport," German traditions, and the development of "training"; 4 From Stalingrad to Helsinki: The development of German sport systems; 5 "Something had altered in the faces of the pigs ... ": Converging sport systems in the GDR and FRG
Control code
ocm74712520
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 194 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415770422
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)74712520

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